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Embedded Software Engineering - R&D

Gamestop - Grapevine, TX


SUMMARYWorking with close supervision, the Embedded Software Engineering Technician develops software models, simulations, testing procedures, and graphical user interfaces in support of projects and embedded systems developed by GameStop. In addition, this position integrates software into existing embedded systems, and identifies and evaluates new technologies and software packages for their viability and compatibility with GameStop projects. It will also provide hands-on game testing and collaborate with other R&D members to complete projects. The technician also plans and develops repair methods for electronic components and embedded systems to improve technical performance. This position may often collaborate with external partners to design new products for retail sale. The associate will interact with his or her supervisor daily to receive guidance and feedback. Some non-routine activities may require a supervisor's advanced approval. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*
Support embedded systems by developing hardware and software solutions
Create custom software models, simulations, and graphical user interfaces for GameStop products
Define, assess software/hardware interactions and present findings to management team
Employ CAD tools (B2 Spice, AutoCAD Electrical or similar suite) to design electronic solutions for new products
Utilize wireless communication technologies (Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi-PAN, Bluetooth, ZigBee, RF, IR) in the development of new products
Perform product testing to ensure all electrical/electronic components comply with GameStop's quality standards
Create, test and verify new prototypes in collaboration with internal teams using best practices
Use diagnostic tools like oscilloscopes, circuit analyzers and digital multi-meters to troubleshoot electronic circuits
Develop and verify new repair methods that will be used by production associates for embedded systems repair
Work within project deadlines and communicate potential roadblocks that limit successful outcomes
Present project progress to management team using tools such as PowerPoint
Manage relationships in a manner acceptable to others and to the organization
Model the high level of customer service expected of all GameStop associates including responding to voice mails and emails within organizationally defined timeframes, completing projects as committed, responding to others' feedback appropriately, and making optimal use of organizationally limited resources by offering assistance to other functional teams when appropriate
RELATED COMPETENCIES

Continuous Improvement - Originates action to improve existing conditions using appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions and measure impact

Managing Work - Ensures that required tasks are completed so that others' work can be completed successfully; effectively allocates own time to complete work; takes advantage of individuals, processes, departments, and tools to complete work efficiently; uses time effectively and prevents irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering with completing work

Quality Orientation - Accomplishes tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; accurately checks processes and tasks; follows procedures; ensures high-quality output.
BASIC and PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)
Accredited Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, or Engineering Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline required, additional work experience may be accepted in substitution

1-3 years' experience with most of the following: Embedded Systems Development, Java, C , .NET, Linux, MAC OS, or Unity programming languages
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, JOB SKILLS, ABILITIES
Proficient in developing data structures, algorithms, and design patterns preferred
Working knowledge of game design and/or platform testing
Working knowledge of electronics and related test instruments
Proficient learning capacity to receive and apply cross-functional training; willingness to assist other functions and work groups as needed so the department achieves or exceeds its overall business objectives

Proficient knowledge of electronic components and circuitry
Working knowledge of electronic test equipment (oscilloscope, digital multi-meter)
Working knowledge of surface mount (SMT) and through-hole technologies
Ability to design complex circuits using CAD software preferred
Knowledge of Linux and Android operating systems preferred
Expert ability to comprehend and adhere to all GameStop policies and procedures including, but not limited to, those related to attendance and scheduling requirements, honesty and integrity, confidentiality, safety, and conflict of interest

Job Requirements
BASIC and PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE)Accredited Bachelor's degree in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering, or Engineering Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline required, additional work experience may be accepted in substitution1-3 years' experience with most of the following: Embedded Systems Development, Java, C , .NET, Linux, MAC OS, or Unity programming languages

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Embedded Software Engineering - R&D Gamestop - Grapevine, TX, United States

   

Location: Grapevine, TX

Company Profile:
GameStop Corp. (GME), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, is the world's largest multichannel video game retailer. GameStop's retail network and family of brands include 6,544 company-operated stores in 15 countries worldwide. GameStop Corp. operates as a multichannel video game, consumer electronics, and wireless services retailer. The company sells new and pre-owned video game hardware; physical and digital video game software; pre-owned and value video game products; personal computer (PC) entertainment software in various genres, including sports, action, strategy, adventure/role playing, and simulation; digital products, including downloadable content, network points cards, prepaid digital and online timecards, and digitally downloadable software; video game accessories. it operated approximately 6,600 stores under the GameStop, EB Games, and Micromania names in 15 countries. The company, formerly known as GSC Holdings Corp., was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Grapevine, Texas.